Placentia Community Foundation

Placentia Community Foundation

Working Toward a Brighter Future

The City of Placentia has formed the Placentia Community Foundation to be a 501(c)(3) California nonprofit public benefit corporation. The foundation is designed to:

  • Provide direct charitable services to aid
  • Solicit, receive, invest, and make grants of funds, property, and other resources
  • Sponsor, promote, advance, and assist worthy programs in the City of Placentia to further cultural, recreational, social, historical, and civic events and causes

Grant Opportunities

The purpose of the Placentia Community Foundation Grant is to preserve, protect and enhance the quality of life for residents of Placentia by establishing or funding programs that address the cultural, recreational and educational needs of this community. In this effort, the Placentia Foundation will award grants to non-profit organizations, public schools and libraries that serve the community of Placentia and focus on the cultural, recreational, or educational needs of the community. Grant amounts will vary with the maximum award being no more than $5,000. Grants are not awarded to individuals, or for political lobbying, political campaign or voter registration purposes.

For more information on future Foundation events and activities, or to learn how you can contribute, please call (714) 993-8222 or email Veronica Ortiz (City Staff Liaison to the Placentia Community Foundation).

Grant applications for the 2019 Grant Cycle are now available, please see below for the grant application documents. All questions must be submitted in writing to Veronica Ortiz at vortiz@placentia.org on or before May 2, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Grant applications are due May 9, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Submit your complete grant packet to Veronica Ortiz via email at vortiz@placentia.org or mail/hand deliver to:

Placentia Community Foundation/Community Services Department

Attn: Veronica Ortiz, Community Services Supervisor, CPRP

401 E. Chapman Ave.

Placentia, Ca 92870

(714) 993-8222

If submitting your application via e-mail,

please use the attached Fillable PDF Response Form.

Placentia Community Foundation Grant 2019